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The Quite Possibly Near Death of Hurol Davelrish: Part Three in the Narrative of John of Origin
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 61,010. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
When an arrogant stuntman, Hurol Davelrish, has a seizure during a stunt, he finds himself in the kingdom of Scalter, a land in which he is king, but which is strangely ruled by a phantasmic man named Viscount Vaunt. Hurol meets a strangely kind friend, Grib, in the malevolent world, who tries to pull him back from the ledge of his pride - what will become of the much-admired stuntman?
Evilution
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,050. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Shrouded by fog for nearly two years, the picturesque village of Paradise harbours more than its share of secrets. Having won a cottage in a competition she can’t remember entering, Chase Black moves to Paradise, only to discover that its beauty is skin deep – murder and madness fester in its shadows. A virtual prisoner; too late she discovers the real reason she’s there ...
A Polio Memoir
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 25,640. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2011 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Captain Bob Axtell fought in battles in the Pacific during WWII and survived, he also survived fifteen months in the Korean Conflict, but he didn’t fight his toughest battle until he returned home. In a matter of days, he went from being a healthy man to the isolation ward at William Beaumont Army Hospital — he had become one of the early polio statistics in 1952's polio epidemic.
One Final Night
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,760. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Mel and Paul seem to have it all but beneath the thin veneer of their marriage lies a rotten core. She is unreasonable and he is passive - just two of their many problems. Mel doesn't know it yet, but she has this night, and only this one final night, to figure out what the future holds.
Red Coyote Weekend
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Price: Free! Words: 4,950. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Writer Michael Anderson has a way to make sure his fiction writing rings true. He tries out every unbelievable plot twist in real life. Alone working in his snowbound country house, he puts his latest work to the test... with horrifying consequences. Another disturbing tale from Confessions of a Velour-Shirted Man.
How To Mend A Broken Heart
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 12,390. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
When you are down and out, and you have no clue about what to do to get your head above water, this book will help you to breathe in peace and joy again. it is full of practical tips about how to get out of the rut you have fallen into. Read on and learn to smile again.
Born Different
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 80,950. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Urban gritty inspirational story of breaking free from the chains that bind us all. Self harm or Love? Gabe is not a hero, he is damned to be different in a world where everyone seems to want to be the same. His friends are damned too, to lives unpredictable,though a life of crime,sex and drugs is calling. But Gabe has dreams of better things, and a secret that is so shameful it is killing him
Last Man Through the Gate
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,260. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2011 by Greyhart Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A science fiction novella. Codrin has money, even status. A professor, no less. Not bad considering he’s only a Shreb. Until one day he loses it all, and has no choice but to gamble his family’s fate on a one-way ticket across the Gate to a new life on another world. Except something is wrong with the Gate… "excellent and provocative" - Ian Watson
A World Called Solitude
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Series: Serious Tales of Tomorrow. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,320. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011 by Parsina Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Birk Aaland is a political outcast from Earth's tyranny, and has been living for years on a planet inhabited solely by robots. Now another ship has crashed, and there is again a sole survivor -- a woman desperate to warn Earth of an alien invasion. But Birk is perfectly happy with his current exile -- until a twist of fate intervenes, causing each of them to re-evaluate their lives.
DIGITAL FUTURES: ISOLATION YEARS
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Price: Free! Words: 2,840. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
A shory story about the future of Apple, and an underlying message about technology.